Six people killed as Turkish military launches attack on rebels in mostly-Kurdish town

Six people killed as Turkish military launches attack on rebels in mostly-Kurdish town

Agence France-Presse Fighting raged Wednesday in a flashpoint town in southeastern Turkey as the death toll mounted from attacks blamed on Kurdish rebels and local lawmakers warned of a humanitarian crisis. Turkish security forces backed up by tanks and combat helicopters launched a large-scale operation against the militants in the battered town of Silvan, which

Fox News hosts lose their minds over complaints of ‘hurtful speech’ at Mizzou

Fox News hosts lose their minds over complaints of ‘hurtful speech’ at Mizzou

David Edwards The hosts of Fox News’ Outnumbered reacted with indignation on Wednesday after students at the University of Missouri were asked to report “hateful or hurtful speech.” Amid reports of threats on social media against black Mizzou students, the University of Missouri police provided a process for students “who witness incidents of hateful and/or

Oregon attorney general: State investigators used digital surveillance on #BlackLivesMatter

Oregon attorney general: State investigators used digital surveillance on #BlackLivesMatter

Reuters Oregon’s attorney general is investigating the state’s digital surveillance of Twitter users who wrote #BlackLivesMatter and other hashtags and has put one employee on leave, saying she was “appalled” by her department’s profiling. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum wrote to local civil rights leaders including the president of the Urban League of Portland on Tuesday